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Community TCP Case ManagerWestern Health
About the Role Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional Community Based TCP Full time, Ongoing Monday to Friday The role of the Case Manager in the Community Transition Care Program (TCP) is to engage with clients, families/carers and the treating team to identify and assist the client and family to finalise their long term living arrangements following a stay in hospital. Case Managers in TCP perform a critical assessment and communication role in order to match the client and family/carers care needs with the service system including community services for clients going home or with aged care facilities for those going into residential care. The Case Manager undertakes comprehensive assessments and has strong relationship skills with aged care service providers in order to provide a highly skilled case management service to TCP clients.
The Case Manager advocates on behalf of clients for access to services and supports to promote a safe discharge plan. Skills & Experience Bachelor Degree in relevant Nursing or Allied Health Discipline and registration with relevant professional body (as required) Demonstrated experience in Case Management Experience in complex discharge planning from a hospital setting Experience working with non-acute/community service providers and residential aged care facilities Demonstrated experience working with a multidisciplinary team Current understanding of the Transition Care Program Understanding and experience with My Aged Care (MAC) to facilitate access to ongoing services, assessments and accommodation pathways Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent organisational and time management skills Experience in student supervision Knowledge of and participation in continuous quality improvement processes Commitment to continuing professional development A current Victorian driver's licence Computer literacy About Us Our workforce of over 9,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.
Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services.
We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics. Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as: Professional development support Career advancement opportunities Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing Work-life balance Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.